Lifestyle –Must Travel

Some are unmissable….encounters. I am not a solo traveler, a backpacker, an environmentalist or an adventure seeker. I’m basically a traveller, catching flights to cross over to places where children are settled, stopping en route at pre-selected destinations or visiting for relatives, friends for brief stays, places that interest us. During teen years it was…

Beginnings and Endings….Which Way

Life was not so complicated and I felt on the best of terms with my surroundings till the day my heart gave up the struggle. It is two months now and another month more (three months of recovery time) and then I can travel. But I wonder what will it be like to walk around…

Train Journeys- Past and Present

The Prayagraj: The familiar bleak friable landscape interspersed with algae ponds, cattle and livestock in different stages of thinness grazing on non-existent grass, the sparsely cultivated fields, thatched huts, semi naked children chasing mangy dogs, men huddled on charpoys or walking listlessly with the familiar ‘lota’ (metal mug) for their morning ablutions, women, head covered, engrossed in washing,…

Shannon’s Creative Photo Challenge- Water

‘You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water’…..I did, stand and stare, and so did the sea-gull, contemplative and restless as the waters with no thought of crossing.  Lake Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia   Waterfalls are magic, shimmering, glistening, cascading down rocks to a peaceful flow downwards. In the words…